Hi-NRG Xplosion!

After the success of my previous releases on Pure Energy with Gina King, “Keeping Freestyle Fabulous” and the “Step To The Future” Series, Richard Lee asked me to compile a track list for a “thumpin’ Hi-NRG” release.  Given my selection of tracks from my previous releases had all been fun, uplifting, energetic (some may even say camp!!), Richard thought I

Essential Hits 2018- A Highly Anticipated Event

The Pure Energy Essential Hits range has always been hugely popular as it combines the biggest hits of the year with expert mixing to tailor it for exercise. With it only being released twice annually, this makes it the most highly anticipated release of the year. The first edition of 2018 has now arrived and is available to purchase on

What Difference Does Gym Background Music Really Make?

Many gym/studio managers don’t see gym background music as a priority, nor do they spend a great deal of time selecting it. However having worked on gym floor for a number of years, I can confirm that the main complaint the clients would make was about the music! This begs a question as to why music isn’t more of a

Understanding Music Licensing for the Fitness Industry

Music licensing within the fitness industry has undergone several changes within the past few years, and for some instructors, understanding which music can be used in which environments can seem a bit daunting. Pure Energy alone offers three ranges of albums that can be used for group exercise classes under different music licences. Before you start panicking or doing classes

Pleasing All Demographics with Music

Music selection for group exercise doesn’t just revolve around the discipline of exercise you are teaching. Another factor that should always be taken into consideration is your audience demographic. Age, gender, ethnicity, and social backgrounds, can all play a part in how your audience responds to your playlist. As you are never 100% sure of who will attend on the

Client Retention & Music Selection

“One can think of music as a type of legal performance-enhancing drug” Costas Karageorghis, Brunel University. When it comes to group exercise, instructors tend to get increasingly hung up on their class plans and spend very little time selecting their music. A lot of instructors take an ‘anything will do’ approach and don’t appreciate the link between music selection and